KWAME TWUMASI-ANKRAH

Mr. Kwame Twumasi-Ankrah joins Heritage Christian College (HCC) as an adjunct lecturer, having earned his master’s degree in international affairs from Texas A&M University, where he focused on development and economic policy. He earned his undergraduate degree from Abilene Christian University in Texas, USA in 2012.

He is also a research assistant and consultant in the Social Protection and Labor Africa W Unit of the World Bank. His work centers on poverty analysis and how social protection policies can help alleviate poverty in Africa. His capstone (team) research thesis was on: “Youth Employment in Ghana: Conditions and Determinants,” completed in May 2015. In 2014, he was part of a team from Texas A&M University doing fieldwork in rural Senegal to examine the role of political intermediaries in influencing voter behavior and how voter coordination determines public good distribution by parties.

He was the recipient of several awards during his studies. Most recently, he received the McGrew Research Award by the Central Texas Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) for best research (team) capstone. At HCC, Mr. Twumasi-Ankrah will teach business mathematics (core).